The Commitment of Arabic Sites in the Field of Libraries and Information That is Available on the Web Measured by Dublin Core Schema

Omar Mohammad AL-jaradat


The study aims to try to explore Internet sites in the field of libraries and information and to analyze it objectively and semantically as well to identify its compliance with Dublin Core schema through the analysis of the researched websites by some of elements of the sites identified as a title, date, and language. Moreover to analyze the sites under study by geographical division and the possibility of study, there were identified (181) sites,  (106) sites has been subdued to study and it was found out that the University Library Web sites are the most number (38) with a  percentage of (35.8%), and most sites have been neglected or delayed update issue. The study recommended that the cooperation between the founders of the websites of libraries is necessary in order to be designed according to Dublin Core Schema and metadata to utilize the maximum benefit of it and make all Arabic websites appeared in Arabic display not only English display and the need to develop specialized sites in the core of the field such as library networks and directories and electronic catalogues, manuscripts since these categories have showed very low proportions in the identification process.

Keywords: commitment, Arabic, sites, libraries, information,  Web measured.

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